DDR 999

01 Sep 2006 | 56 words | east germany amsterdam

This morning when cycling to work i noticed this Mercedes S600 parked in front of the Hotel de l’Europe:

[DDR is the abbreviation for Deutsche Demokratische Republik (‘German Democratic Republic’ – GDR) a.k.a east Germany]. Kind of implies that not all former East Germans live in misery. also reminds me of this picture from pre-war Beirut.